Dhilwan

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Dhilwan
city
Punjab
Dhilwan
Dhilwan
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°31′N 75°21′E / 31.52°N 75.35°E / 31.52; 75.35Coordinates: 31°31′N 75°21′E / 31.52°N 75.35°E / 31.52; 75.35
Country  India
State Punjab
District Kapurthala
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,980
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website dhilwan.org

Dhilwan is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kapurthala district in the state of Punjab, India.

Geography[edit]

Dhilwan is located at 31°31′N 75°21′E / 31.52°N 75.35°E / 31.52; 75.35 in Punjab.[1] It has an average elevation of 219 metres (718 feet).

Dhilwan Kalan[edit]

Please note Dhilwan and Dhilwan Kalan in Sikh History Books are two different places. Dhilwan Kalan is also written as Dhilwan, or Dhilwan Sodhian sometimes, which cause confusion among readers. Dhilwan Kalan is near Kotkapura in Faridkot District. Other few villages have same names and resemblance same like this, Dhilwan Khurd (District Faridkot), Dhilwan Wala (District Moga), Dhilwan (District Barnala), Dhilwan (District Gurdaspur).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dhilwan had a population of 7980. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Dhilwan has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72% and, female literacy is 63%. In Dhilwan, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

By Air:Dhilwan is located at 65 km far to The nearest airport is Amritsar International airport, (Raja Sansi Airport) By Rail: Dhilwan railwaystation is located at 3 km far from main city By Road: Dhilwan is well connected to all major towns and cities of the state Bus Route: PRTC - Pepsu Road Transport Corporation provides regular buses to reach inter-city and inter-state regions.

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